Statement of Purpose
Scottish Union Learning supports trade unions in accessing skills and lifelong learning opportunities that contribute to collective prosperity, fairness and equality, for workers across Scotland. Scottish Union Learning is part of the STUC.
This website is a dedicated resource for trade unions and Union Learning Representatives in Scotland.
Within this site you can find lots of information on lifelong learning and skills. Check out the News section for the latest and greatest from trade unions and Scottish Union Learning. If you are looking for support in specific areas, you may wish to visit the Everyday Skills section or the Highlands and Islands section.
If you have an idea for another resource you think we should include or develop, let us know!
2013 STUC Helen Dowie Award Recipient: Sonya Cassidy
Sonya Cassidy, a Unite Union Learning Rep at RBS in Greenock, is the recipient of this year’s Helen Dowie Award from the STUC.Read More...
3rd March 2014
This publication of learner case studies provides a snapshot of union activities in Everyday Skills, including literacy and numeracy skills, IT skills, English language and communication skills for migrant workers, and job-hunting and CV writing. In addition, it shows some of the ways in which unions are supporting those in the workplace who have dyslexia.
26th February 2014
Scottish trade unions will gather in Glasgow on Thursday (27 February) to explore Everyday Skills issues. Delegates from various unions and workplaces across Scotland will look at the theme, “Everyday Skills: The Way Forward” at the 6th Annual Scottish Union Learning Everyday Skills Event. The Event will highlight some of the achievements by trade unions, through the launch of an Everyday Skills Learner Case Studies publication.
21st February 2014
Scottish Union Learning participated in Trade Union Week at the Scottish Parliament on 19 February 2014. View photos from the Drop-In Session on "Modern Apprenticeships: Focusing on Equality" and more!
19th February 2014
Angela Constance MSP, Minister for Minister for Youth Employment, will visit Aegon in Edinburgh today (Thursday, 20 February 2014). This workplace visit, organised by Scottish Union Learning, will give the Minister a hands-on opportunity to look at how Aegis the Union, in partnership with the employer, supports workers as well as Aegon’s wider skills and employment strategy.